Why put a lemon next to your bed every night, according to science


You may think it’s strange that we recommend put a lemon slices near the bed where you sleep, as many experts recognize it has many benefits for your health.

There are many health benefits to lemons. They have between five and ten times more nutrients and vitamins as their juice. It is an excellent source of fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, folic acid and beta-carotene.

They also absorb bad odors from the refrigerator, whiten nails, soften elbows and heels, and serve as an organic deodorant.

Here are six things that happen when you put lemon next to the bed:

 1- No insects will come near your bedroom

No insect will stay in a place where it smells of lemon, the effect is accentuated if you put cloves in the lemon. This will avoid you spending a lot of money on repellents.

2- Kills bacteria from air

It has bactericidal properties which will clean the room air.

3- Enhance your concentration

The aroma of the lemon can help improve your mental performance, it also helps improve memory and your ability to concentrate.

4- Optimism and energy

Well, the lemon will help you wake up feeling better in the morning. Because of the smell of fruit, your brain produces more serotonin, so you’ll feel more motivated.

5- No high blood pressure

The odor can help lower blood pressure for those who suffer from hypertension.

6- You will feel the stress disappear

According to several investigations, the smell of citrus fruits makes our brain relax.

The directions are simple, all you need is a lemon, split it into 4 equal parts, spray a little salt on top and that’s it. Put it next on your bed or your nightstand and see the results the next day.

Certainly many benefits to having a pair of lemons at home! I think it’s definitely worth trying to sleep with a few lemon slices on the nightstand.